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The July Girls

The July Girls

‘EXTRAORDINARY. SHOCKING, YET SUBTLE, THE MENACE DRIPS OFF EVERY PAGE . . . AN ALMOST UNBEARABLY GOOD READ’ Caz Frear, Sunday Times-bestselling author of SWEET LITTLE LIES

Every year, on the same night in July, a woman is taken from the streets of London; snatched by a killer who moves through the city like a ghost.

Addie has a secret.
On the morning of her tenth birthday, four bombs were detonated across the capital. That night her dad came home covered in blood. She thought he was hurt in the attacks – but then her sister Jessie found a missing woman’s purse hidden in his room.

Jessie says they mustn’t tell. She says there’s nothing to worry about. But when she takes a job looking after the woman’s baby daughter, Addie starts to realise that her big sister doesn’t always tell her the whole story. And that the secrets they’re keeping may start costing lives . . .

MORE PRAISE FOR THE JULY GIRLS:

‘I loved Phoebe Locke’s last book, but this one is even better. Stunningly original with a protagonist you’ll love’ Jane Fallon, Sunday Times-bestselling author of FAKING FRIENDS

‘Phoebe Locke has knocked it out of the park once again with THE JULY GIRLS. Atmospheric and beautifully written, it really is stunningly good’ Cass Green, Sunday Times-bestselling author of IN A COTTAGE IN A WOOD

‘Chilling, gripping and unputdownable, with a wonderful protagonist – a must-read this summer’ Karen Hamilton, Sunday Times-bestselling author of THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 25th June 2020

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781472249296

Reviews

It landed in my letter box yesterday morning and by the afternoon I'd devoured it! It's a gripping read and almost impossible to put down.
Jo Jakeman, author of Sticks and Stones
Fabulous. I love Phoebe Locke's last book, but this one - The July Girls - is even better. Stunningly original with a protagonist you'll love
Jane Fallon, author of Faking Friends
Stayed up late last night to finish The July Girls, a beautifully written, expertly crafted thriller packed with genuine surprises. I also loved the contemporary London setting and how the book showed the coming of age of the heroine, and the city itself
Amy Heydenrych, author of Shame on You
Loved it as much as The Tall Man. Chilling, gripping and unputdownable with a wonderful protagonist. A must-read this summer
Karen Hamilton, author of The Perfect Girlfriend
The July Girls sucked me in immediately with its vivid descriptions of London life in the wake of the July 7 bombings, as well as with its wonderfully engaging young protagonist, Addie. One of the most atmospheric and original thrillers I've ever read, The July Girls is full of twists and turns, and memorable, realistic characters. I didn't want it to end. It's a book I'll be thinking about for a long time. I can't wait to read what Phoebe writes next
Charlotte Duckworth, author of The Rival
The July Girls is a page-turning, atmospheric thriller about a serial killer, but at the same time a sensitively written coming of age story with a wonderful central character.
Jenny Quintana, author of The Missing Girl
Thrilling, poignant and unpredictable, Phoebe Locke takes this serial killer chiller to a whole new level. I loved the Tall Man, The July Girls is even better.
Chris Whitaker, author of All The Wicked Girls
The July Girls is an extraordinary novel that gets under your skin from the very first page. Shocking, yet subtle, the menace drips off every page, making it an almost unbearably good read. Such an intricate, absorbing story that more than delivers on its knock-out premise (and boy, is it a knock-out!)
Caz Frear, author of Sweet Little Lies
After her brilliant debut The Tall Man, Phoebe Locke has knocked it out of the park once again with The July Girls. Atmospheric and beautifully written, it really is stunningly good
Cass Green, author of In a Cottage In a Wood
An original take on the serial thriller killer that grips and disturbs, filled with characters who will linger long after 'The End'. As a reader I'm so excited that I've discovered Phoebe Locke
Catherine Ryan Howard, author of Distress Signals